Friday night’s Fire Show will be led by the live music of Pete List and Rob Mastriani as Beatbox Guitar. Music will start at the Beer Garden stage at 10PM. Performances will begin shortly after with a BUUGENG performance by DANSE CAROUSELLE and a special piece by BELLADONNA + TERI KNOX. The Fire Show will follow at 10:30 with BRAMANI, JENNIFER KNOTT and MANDALA DANCEWORKS.
The bar in the Abbey will be open with a dancefloor for those who wish to go straight to it, and get down with Lady Ra warming up the dancefloor. Following the fire show, performances in the Abbey will begin at 11pm.
Saturday night’s Fire Show will be led by the live music of Helm. Music will start at the Beer Garden Stage at 10PM. The Fire Show will begin at 10:30 with Sebastopol locals FIRE & ISIS DANCE COLLECTIVE and Atash Maya’s SABRINA FOX from San Diego, CA.
The bar in the Abbey will be open with a dancefloor for those who wish to go straight to it, and get down with DJ Psychotropic warming up the dancefloor. Following the fire show, performances in the Abbey will begin at 11pm.
Sabrina Fox has been a dedicated student of dance since she was a little girl, spending much of her childhood backstage with her mother and father who were both dancers with the Paris Lido show in France. Since beginning her training in 1981, she has studied in various styles such as Tap, Ballet, Jazz, Hip Hop, West African, Modern, American Tribal Style Bellydance, and Tribal Fusion Bellydance.She created and directs Atash Maya Tribal fusion belly dance co. founded in 2003.
Sabrina is one of the Bellydance Superstars (BDSS), a professional American bellydance troupe formed in 2002 by producer and manager Miles Copeland. The troupe tours extensively in North America, Europe, and Asia. Currently, between tours and workshops abroad, Sabrina teaches weekly dance and yoga classes in the San Diego area.
Fire & Isis Dance Collective, founded by Luna Moon in 2004, is a Northern California based dance company that incorporates various talented artists & performers. The intention is to provide unique, eclectic and abstract styles of performance art through Global Fusion Dance.Cassandra a.k.a Ms. Sweet*Beat*Petite is a multi-talented performance artist. When she’s not lighting up the mic with motivational public speaking, beat poetry, or sultry jazz stylings, she’s likely training, costuming or working on her honorary doctorate.
When Avery Lamar isn’t teaching belly dance fusion at Move 2 Change studio in Sebastopol, she is performing as a soloist or part of an ensemble at a variety of music festivals and events throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.
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Mandala Danceworks is the result of collaborative efforts between Artistic Director Karin Lynge Jensen and her dancers. Whether creating intricate and athletic modern dance performances, or in its current manifestation as a Tribal Fusion troupe, Mandala Danceworks remains committed to producing and performing works of beauty, intricacy, power and passion. Mandala Danceworks draws its influences, movement and imagery from an extensive palette of historical, artistic and spiritual sources, striving to fuse mind, body and spirit for both audience and participant.
Spinning visions of color and sparkle, hints of exotic travel and nostalgia, Carouselle Tribal Belly Dance Company presents a visual experience inspired by women’s dances of the world. Former Directors of Troupe Hipnotica, Adriene Rice and Julia Demarest have teamed up again to create a unique ever-changing collaboration. Danse Carouselle is a professional performance collective, that like the name implies, is constantly rotating and evolving! Currently, performances feature Adriene Rice, Julia Demarest, Lisa Donohue and Miss J9 Fierce.The Carouselle Tribal Belly Dance Company performances include members of the intermediate tribal belly dance class.
Carouselle ITS utilize all sides of the stage and body and explores Tribal Belly Dance through slow, isolated and rhythmic vocabularies. Classes explore the mystery and celebration inherent to Tribal Belly Dance and offer students the opportunity to perform in local community events. In addition to Carouselle Tribal, Julia Demarest and Adriene Rice produce the Cues & Tattoos Tribal Belly Dance Festival and own Hipnotic Apparel.